DemoChoice Web Poll: Cutest San Francisco Zoo animal

1 candidate will be elected with 2,490 ballots cast.


Round 1

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
polar bear     polar bear  Chart color  807  (32.4%)   
lion     lion  Chart color  569  (22.9%)   
meerkat     meerkat  Chart color  468  (18.8%)   
lemur     lemur  Chart color  360  (14.5%)   
prairie dog     prairie dog  Chart color  284  (11.4%)  Defeated
Pie chart

In the first round, the first choices on each ballot are tallied.
No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (     prairie dog) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.
















 

DemoChoice Web Poll: Cutest San Francisco Zoo animal

1 candidate will be elected with 2,490 ballots cast.


Round 2

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
polar bear     polar bear  Chart color  908  (36.6%)   
lion     lion  Chart color  598  (24.1%)   
meerkat     meerkat  Chart color  561  (22.6%)   
lemur     lemur  Chart color  414  (16.7%)  Defeated
Pie chart

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (     lemur) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.
















 

DemoChoice Web Poll: Cutest San Francisco Zoo animal

1 candidate will be elected with 2,490 ballots cast.


Round 3

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
polar bear     polar bear  Chart color  1,072  (43.5%)   
lion     lion  Chart color  634  (25.7%)  Defeated
meerkat     meerkat  Chart color  760  (30.8%)   
Pie chart

No candidate has the number of votes needed to guarantee victory (50%), so the last-place candidate (     lion) is eliminated. Ballots for that candidate are counted toward their next highest ranking.

Go to the next round.
















 

DemoChoice Web Poll: Cutest San Francisco Zoo animal

1 candidate will be elected with 2,490 ballots cast.


Round 4

Legend
Candidate Votes Status
polar bear     polar bear  Chart color  1,549  (63.9%)  Elected
meerkat     meerkat  Chart color  875  (36.1%)  Defeated
Pie chart

     polar bear has enough votes to guarantee victory (50%) and is declared a winner.

In the end, 62.2% of all cast ballots counted toward a winner. This compares to 32.4% if only the first-round votes were used.

Also, view the Ballot Depth info to see how much lower rankings contributed to the tally.

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DemoChoice Web Poll: Cutest San Francisco Zoo animal

1 candidate will be elected with 2,490 ballots cast.


Ballot Depth

This shows how much the lower rankings on ballots contributed to the winning candidate.

Rank Fraction of votes for winner
1st    51.6% 
2nd    38.0% 
3rd    8.1% 
4th    1.8% 
5th    0.3% 
Pie chart